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King Shibi: Old Classic Indian Folktales

King Shibi

King Shibi was a great ruler. Everything he did was right and noble. He was very kind-hearted. He loved his subjects like his children. He loved animals too and looked after their welfare. He was very charitable and no needy man went away from him without help. He protected the weak against the strong. If anybody sought asylum with him, …

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Kacha and Devayani: Tales From Indian Classics

Kacha and Devayani: Tales From Indian Classics

The Devas and Asuras were always fighting each other. The Devas were from amongst the Gods. The Asuras were demons. The Asuras were powerful, capable of all kinds of wickedness. Some of them were great rulers and mighty kings. In their fight with the Devas the Asuras had an advantage. They had on their side a great saint and teacher, …

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छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज के प्रेरक प्रसंग

छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज के प्रेरक प्रसंग

एक बार छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज जंगल में शिकार करने जा रहे थे। अभी वे कुछ दूर ही आगे बढे थे कि एक पत्थर आकर उनके सर पे लगा। शिवाजी क्रोधित हो उठे और इधर-उधर देखने लगे, पर उन्हें कोई भी दिखाई नहीं दे रहा था, तभी पेड़ों के पीछे से एक बुढ़िया सामने आई और बोली, “ये पत्थर मैंने फेंका …

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When Goddess Lakshmi Begged: Hindu Folktale

Wisdom Folktale about Diwali Festival: When Goddess Lakshmi Begged

Long Long ago there was a king in Jaisalmer whose name was Rawal Prithvi Singh. His kingdom was very prosperous. He built up his capital with latticed windows and large havelis (palaces). He also captured some areas of neighboring kingdoms. But he was not broadminded. His success made him unreasonable, foolish and haughty. One day, while he was in his …

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Birth of Lord Krishna: Incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Birth of Lord Krishna

Krishna was born in a tense historical period proceeding a devastating war. The warring factions built up so many weapons that the burden on the earth became unbearable. Finally the goddess of Earth took the form of a cow and prayed to Lord Brahma for relief. Lord Brahma called all the demigods to the shore of the Milk Ocean to …

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